Here you can find further resources to help with the Spectrum procedure Collections care and conservation. For the procedure itself follow this link.
This publication outlines a basis for custodianship and conservation of musical instruments in museum collections. It describes standards for the care of musical instruments, covering standards for procedures, collection care and maintenance, building management, access and education.
This publication provides a comprehensive overview and recommended standards for the care, conservation, interpretation and use of photographic collections in museums. It gives advice on physical security and protection of the collection and includes guidance on recommended conditions for storage and preservation.
ICON, the Institute of Conservation, is the lead voice for the conservation of cultural heritage in the UK. It provides the recognised source for finding professionally qualified conservator-restorers in the UK and Ireland: Conservation Register at ICON.
This resource provides an introduction to environmental monitoring and outlines how to identify your museum’s environmental requirements.
This resource from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport outlines good practice guidance for museums acquiring and holding human remains from any period and aims to offer practical support in the care of human remains in museums.